George Parsons

George M. "Skip" Parsons

1936 - 2022

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Feura Bush – George M. “Skip” Parsons

Skip Parsons, age 86, entered into eternal life Thursday, April 21, 2022.  Born in Albany he was the son of the late Charles and Edith Zirolla Parsons. 

Skip was the founder and band leader of Skip Parsons’ Riverboat Jazz Band for over 65 years.

Beloved husband of Linda Parsons, loving father of Stacey Plante and her husband David and Jill Wilson and her husband Gregory; Cherished grandfather of Alex and Josh Plante.  Skip is also survived by cousins and many friends. 

A Funeral Mass will be celebrated  10:00am Thursday, April 28th 2022 at St. Thomas the Apostle Church, 35 Adams Place, Delmar.  Relatives and friends are invited to visit with Skip’s family on Wednesday, April 27, 2022 from 4:00pm to 7:00pm at the Applebee Funeral Home, 403 Kenwood Ave. Delmar.  Interment will be private.

In lieu of flowers donations in Skip’s memory may be made to the American Diabetes Association, 50 Colvin Ave. Albany, NY 12206 or to The American Heart Association, 4 Atrium Dr. Albany, NY 12205


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4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Wednesday, April 27, 2022
Applebee Funeral Home
403 Kenwood Ave.
Delmar, New York, United States

Funeral Mass

10:00 am
Thursday, April 28, 2022
St. Thomas the Apostle Church
35 Adams Place
Delmar, New York, United States